Strange string of lights seen over Seattle prompts UFO speculation
Strange lights seen over the skies of Seattle Tuesday night have left some residents wondering whether they have seen a UFO.
Dozens of people took to Twitter to share footage of the unexplained lights, with many claiming it was evidence of extraterrestrial activity.
Several videos show the long thin line of lights moving quickly across the darkened sky. Social media users as far north as Vancouver, Canada - 120 miles from Seattle - also recorded clips of the flying objects.
'What did we just witness over the Seattle area?' one asked.
'This thing was silent, huge in scale (at least a few football fields?) and moving fast to the southeast.'
The person pondered whether it could be a UFO, 'a secret black budget government craft' or some sort of technology from SpaceX - the aerospace company founded by Elon Musk.
Indeed, many claimed the lights came from Starlink satellites, which are orbiting the Earth at present.
Starlink is a satellite internet constellation constructed by SpaceX, which orbits the Earth and provides broadband access. The constellation consists of mass-produced small satellites …
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